Student Scholarships, Careers and Opportunities

PhD Scholarship

A PhD scholarship for a project entitled "Placing Astronomy: Landscape, Space and Science at Armagh Observatory, 1790-1916" is available, co-supervised with Queens University Belfast.


 Closing Date: Monday 13th January 2020 at 4.00pm

ICT Manager

Permanent Full Time

AOP has a rich ICT environment supporting its diverse programme of research, education, outreach and corporate activities that is spread across the Observatory, Planetarium and Bell buildings on AOP's site.

ICT systems include Mac OSX and Linux (primarily used for supporting research) and Windows (primarily for supporting Education and Corporate), together with the bespoke Digistar projector ICT system used for planetarium shows within the Planetarium's theatre.

Microsoft Office (inc. Sharepoint) is used for supporting Corporate functions and all communications (e.g. email).


 Closing Date: Friday 31st January at 12 noon.

STFC PhD Scholarship

We expect to offer one STFC PhD scholarship in Astrophysics starting from Sep/Oct 2020 and are therefore open to applications to fill this position.

Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for STFC studentships, which are only open to UK residents.

Priority will be given to applications received by the deadline.


 Closing Date: Friday 21st February at 4.00pm